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Lindsay Haisley wrote:
> I'm trying to do an upgrade on my Gentoo desktop system. One of the pieces
> that's in need of upgrading is dbus, from v0.62-r2 to v1.0.2, and in fact the
> former blocks the latter so I can't upgrade anything else until I do the dbus
> upgrade. revdep-rebuild indicates that dozens of packages are broken by the
> dbus upgrade!
> The most important of these packages for my work is evolution, which is flakey
> at best and drives me crazy at times, but I depend on it so I'm careful to not
> do anything to disable it. So I upgraded dbus, and then tried to upgrade
> evolution, but the ebuild fails with the following:
> I downversioned dbus to where it was before and things are working normally
> again, but I'm stuck until I can figure out how to re-emerge evolution if I
> upgrade dbus. Can anyone advise me?
Evolution could get that dependency from another library it uses, which
in turn uses dbus. You really need to run the full revdep-rebuild.